UWM in the News

UWM in the News: Week ending Feb. 13, 2014

News Boston-area executive named CEO of Public Museum Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 10, 2014 The Milwaukee Public Museum board of directors today announced that it has chosen Dennis Kois, a UWM alum, to be the next president and chief executive officer of the museum. See also: UWM Alum will be next CEO of Public Museum […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Feb. 6, 2014

NEWS Microsoft names UWM grad Satya Nadella as CEO to replace Steve Ballmer Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Feb. 4. Microsoft has named University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee grad Satya Nadella as its next CEO, only the company’s third leader in its 38-year history. This story and its UWM connection received extensive coverage in multiple national and local newspapers, […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 30, 2014

Grant funds UWM-industry research for greener lithium batteries Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 28, 2014 Chris Yingchun Yuan, a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee engineer, has received $400,000 from the National Science Foundation for what the university says is the first study to examine the environmental impact of next-generation lithium-ion battery technology. Chan is assistant professor of mechanical […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 23, 2014

News Anti-texting laws don’t appear to deter National Public Radio, All Things Considered, Jan. 19, 2014 Scott Adams, UWM associate professor of economics, is interviewed about his study on anti-texting laws. Should CEOs be hot and should we even care? Huffington Post, Jan. 21, 2014 Back in December, Drs. (Joseph) Halford and (Hung-Chia) Hsu from […]

UWM In the News: Week Ending Jan. 16, 2014

Nursing Economic Development Grant Fox News, Channel 6 and WISN Channel 12 January 14, 15 and 16 The Nursing Economic Development Grant, a collaborative effort among four UW System Schools, including UWM, to increase the number of nurse educators was mentioned on the WISN-Channel 12 Monday, 10 p.m. news and Channel 6 news at 6 […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 9, 2014

Do attractive CEOs really boost stocks? Forbes, Jan. 7, 2014 A paper by Joseph T. Halford and Hung-Chia Hsu, both assistant professors in the Lubar School of Business, on the links between the attractiveness of a CEO and a company’s stock performance attracted national media attention. Also reported in the New York Times and CNBC […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Jan. 2, 2014

NEWS Microbe Detectives Brings DNA Sequencing to Water Xconomy – January 2, 2014 Southeastern Wisconsin is home to the nation’s first graduate school for studying fresh water (at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and its first water business institute (University of Wisconsin-Whitewater). City officials excited for the new year WauwatosaNow.com – December 30, 2013 The University of […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 19, 2013

NEWS Big ideas for Bronzeville emerge from community brainstorming session Neighborhood News Service – December 19, 2013 Loft apartments, a boutique grocery store, a jazz club and a multi-story hotel were among the ideas for redeveloping Bronzeville at a recent daylong brainstorming session at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Inmates Helping Inmates New York Times – […]

UWM in the News: Week Ending Dec. 12, 2013

Lovell’s leadership growing UWM’s impact: Executive of the Year-Honorable Mention

UWM in the News, Week Ending Dec. 5, 2013

NEWS The FDA looks into Quincy Bioscience’s claims for Prevagen Isthmus – December 5, 2013 Research on the protein apoaequorin conducted by James Moyer Jr. (Psychology) is cited in an article about a Madison-based memory aid manufacturer being under investigation. Supernova Near Earth Gives Astronomers Rare Insight to X-Ray Binary Star System University Herald – […]